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Thursday 1 July 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Miss Galaxy Queen Pageant a colourful annual event will this year showcase on July 7-9, ten contestants vying for the title.
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Tuesday 29 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's annual Heilala Festival marks its 30th anniversary this year, and a special anniversary program on July 16 at the International Dateline Hotel his planned to showcase highlights of past festivals.
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Wednesday 9 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chathams Pacific's small aircraft have been cleared to resume service to the outer island of Niuatoputapu after Tonga's Minister of Transport lifted the suspension on June 8, and flights to the outer island are anticipated to resume this week.
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Tuesday 1 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chathams Pacific's two 50-seater Convair aircraft have been cleared to resume Tonga's domestic service today but its small aircraft remains grounded, the Tonga Ministry of Transport has confirmed.
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Monday 31 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Inter-island air services by Tonga's sole domestic airline Chathams Pacific remain suspended awaiting the completion of investigation into its 8-seater Queen aircraft emergency landing at Fua'amotu Airport on May 26.
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Wednesday 26 May 2010
Fua'amotu,Tongatapu
Six passengers and two pilots are safe after an emergency landing of a Chathams Pacific's 8 Seater aircraft this morning when the nose wheel failed to lock and collapsed on landing at Fua'amotu International Airport.
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Wednesday 19 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pirates from 31 yachts raided Big Mama's Yacht Club at the Pangaimotu Island Resort on Monday evening for the Great Fancy Dress Party of the 2010 Big Mama's Tonga Rally.
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Tuesday 2 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 'Eva Mai Tonga Tourism Experience, a tourism promotion event, showcasing what the Tongan tourism industry has to offer to overseas tour wholesalers, tour operators and visitors, was officially launched by the Prime Minister, Dr Feleti Sevele at Pangai Lahi, Nuku'alofa on March 2.
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Tuesday 2 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new inter-island ferry, currently being built in Japan, is scheduled to arrive in Nuku'alofa on 20 October this year to restart the domestic inter-islands ferry service in the first week of November.
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Tuesday 22 December 2009
Neiafu, Vava'u
The Vava'u Festival concluded the 2009 National Cultural Festival, which started in Nuku'alofa on December 7, and was held in 'Eua on December 10-11, Ha'apai on December 15 and Vava'u on December 17-18.
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Friday 11 December 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A float parade along Hala Taufa'ahau, followed by a talent quest, art and craft competition and a tourist facilities banner competition concluded the second and final day, of a national cultural festival on Tuesday, December 8 at Pangai Lahi.
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Monday 16 November 2009
Neiafu, Vava'u
The Chatham Pacific Airline was allowed to make two special flights between Tongatapu and Vava'u on Sunday November 15 after low cloud forced cancelled of two Saturday flights.
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Friday 4 September 2009
Neiafu, Vava'u
Dozens of cruising yachts are sailing in the Port of Refuge Harbour this week for Tonga's first "Annual Regatta Vava'u" that opened Thursday September 3.
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Monday 3 August 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Honolulu girl, Paea Williams (25), was crowned Miss Heilala 2009-10, on Friday night, July 31.. Photos by Linny Folau
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Friday 31 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The third and the last judging event for the 2009 Miss Heilala Pageant last night, July 30, featured the sarong swimwear, contemporary island creation, talent contest and stage interview. By Linny Folau
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Tuesday 28 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is showcasing for the first time a special Tonga Cultural Heritage Exhibition titled "Kava Kuo Heka" featuring the work of local artists as well as cultural performances.
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Tuesday 28 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten Tongan beauties took part in the 2009 Miss Heilala Pre-Pageant Interview on the morning of July 27, the first judging event.
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Tuesday 28 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Heilala Festival "Happy Tonga" block party brought hundreds of people onto the streets in central Nuku'alofa on Friday, July 24 as part of the celebration leading up to HM King George Tupou V's birthday on August 1.
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Tuesday 21 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine Tongan beauties have registered to compete in the 2009 Miss Heilala Pageant that began with a Pageant Orientation program this afternoon at the Heilala Village on a cool rainy day in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 16 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With a colourful float parade on July 15, the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints for the first time joined in Tonga's annual Heilala Festival. Photos by Linny Folau
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